Occupation Profile for Avionics Technicians

Install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.

 
 
 

 
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Supplemental — Assemble prototypes or models of circuits, instruments, and systems for use in testing.
  • Core — Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Supplemental — Operate computer-aided drafting and design applications to design avionics system modifications.
  • Core — Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters.
  • Core — Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Related College Curriculum
 
Featured Online Colleges
 
For more online colleges, click here.
 
Colleges Offering Curriculum

256 Avionics Technician Jobs Found


An Aircraft Maintenance facility in Tucson, AZ is currently looking for Avionics Technicians. All candidates will be working in a temperature contr...
Aerotek - Tucson - posted 26 days ago
Avionics Technician:Performs troubleshooting on aircraft avionics systems, and repairs to those systems in a timely and cost effective manner. Perf...
Woodland Aviation - CA - Davis - posted 29 days ago
Aerotek is currently seeking an Avionics Technician for a contract-to-direct position in Wichita,KS. Job responsibilities: Perform inspection, make...
Aerotek - Wichita - posted 4 days ago
A Corporate aircraft maintenance company in Indianapolis is looking for an Avionics Technician Candidates must have at least 2 years of Corporate j...
Aerotek - Indianapolis - posted 2 days ago
PRIMARY FUNCTION: To perform the less complex tasks of functional testing, troubleshooting and repairing avionics systems on board the aircraft. JO...
Aerotek - Newburgh - posted 1 day ago
Job Description: Our client is looking for qualified avionic troubleshooters to assist in their flight operations department. These are opportuniti...
Aerotek - Savannah - posted 4 days ago
The avionics technicians, aircraft electricians and aircraft electronics technician will be performing testing, troubleshooting and repair duties o...
Aerotek - Palmdale - posted 11 days ago
Avionics Technician– Philadelphia, PA - P145 Repair Station - A&P License Required We are currently looking for Avionics Technicians in the Philade...
Quanta US - PA - Philadelphia - posted 17 days ago
A helicopter Part 145 repair station is looking to hire an experienced Avionics Technicians / Troubleshooter for a full-time position located in th...
Aerotek - Philadelphia - posted 1 day ago
SUMMARY Tests, repairs, services and modifies IFE equipment in accordance with FAAregulations, company IPM (Inspection Procedures Manuals), and AMM...
Morson International - Long Beach - posted 26 days ago

More Avionics Technician Job Results...
 
 
 
 
 

JOB SEARCH